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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
House Boat (Self-propelled)
Built by John G. Sound, Portland, OR
Launched, 29 April 1909
Completed for Western Transportation & Towing Co., Portland OR, as sternwheeler Annie Comings (ON 206116), 1909
Engines and boilers removed at Albina, Portland, OR, November 1941
Used as a houseboat for watchman at company's log storage near Knappa, OR
Acquired by the US Navy, 1944
Allocated to Thirteenth Naval District, used for berthing at Swan Island deperming facility
Placed out of service, 10 December 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 03 January 1946
Used as quarters boat and floating office at Portland, 1945-1947
To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, March 1947
Became a floating boat showroom for Warren Nash at Portland, May 1947
Final Disposition, accidently burned, July 1956
Displacement 464 gross tons, 414 net tons
Length 151' 4"
Beam 32' 6"
Draft 5' 4"
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||Annie Comings in the background of this newspaper photo.
From Portland Oregonian, 23 November 1941
||News article from Portland Oregonian, 26 May 1947
There is no DANFS history for YHB-26 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Photo of Annie Commings for sale by the Old Oregon web site
Last Updated 05 August 2017
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